Val-Matic announces major personnel changes, promotions

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Jan. 17, 2014 -- Effective Jan. 1, 2014, three major personnel changes and promotions took place at Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corp., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a number of valves used in the water and wastewater industry. 

Patricia A. Nuter, previously President and Chief Executive Officer, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors where she will continue to play an active role in daily operations.

Ted Makowan was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Val-Matic. Makowan has been with Val-Matic from its inception in 1966 as co-founder. Throughout his career with the company, he has served in various roles that include Vice President of Sales & Marketing and most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

John V. Ballun, who previously served as Vice President of Engineering, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Ballun has been with Val-Matic for 18 years and has worked in the waterworks and power industries for over 30 years. He has also held leadership roles for the Manufacturers Standardization Society, serving as President. 

About Val-Matic

Val-Matic Valve and Manufacturing Corporation’s headquarters is located in Elmhurst IL with additional manufacturing facilities in Addison, IL for a total of over 177,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and office space. Val-Matic is a leading manufacturer of Air Valves, Check Valves, and Quarter Turn Shut-Off Valves for water/wastewater, power, industrial, fire protection and HVAC applications.  Val-Matic is respected worldwide for products with superior design and quality and is dedicated to providing complete customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.valmatic.com.

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